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Wang Xing is inviting Mark out to dinner.

NamePinyinChineseEnglish equivalent
王星Mǎkè, nǐ yǒu kòng ma?马克,你有空吗?Mark, are you free?
马克Wǎnshang yǒu kòng, nǐ yǒu shénme shì?晚上有空,你有什么事?This evening I am free. What’s up?
王星Wǒ yào qǐng nǐ chīfàn.我要请你吃饭。I would like to treat you to dinner.
马克Wèishénme nǐ yòu qǐng wǒ chī fàn?为什么你又请我吃饭?Why do you always treat me to dinner?
王星Yīnwèi nǐ gāng dào Zhōngguó.因为你刚到中国。Because you just arrived in China.
王星Zài nǐ de jiǔdiàn fùjìn yǒu yī jiā hěn bùcuò de fànguǎn.在你的酒店附近有一家很不错的饭馆。Near your hotel is a very good restaurant.
王星Nǐ xiǎng yīqǐ qù ma?你想一起去吗?Would you like to join me?
马克Hǎo, zěnme zǒu?好,怎么走?Okay, how do I get there?
王星Cóng jiǔdiàn qiánmén chūqù, yòu guǎi, dào dì èr ge lùkǒu, zài yòu guǎi.从酒店前门出去,右拐, 到第二个路口,再右拐。From the front of the hotel take a right and when you get to the second interesection make another right.
王星Ránhòu yīzhí zǒu, guò le dì èr ge lùkǒu, nǐ huì zài zuǒbiān kàn dào nà ge fànguǎn.然后一直走,过了第二个路口,你会在左边看到那个饭馆。Along this street walk past the second intersection and you will see the restuarant on your left.
王星Wǒmen qīdiǎn bàn zài nàlǐ jiànmiàn, hǎo bu hǎo?我们七点半在那里见面,好不好?We meet at 7:30. Is that okay?
马克Hǎo, wǎnshang qī diǎn bàn jiān.好,晚上七点半见。Okay, see you at 7:30 tonight.

Vocabulary

PinyinChineseEnglish
qǐng(v) treat
yòu(adv) again/always
gāng(adv) just now
jiǔdiàn酒店(n) hotel
fùjìn附近(n) vicinity
jiā(classifier for businesses)
fànguǎn饭馆(n) restaurant
yīzhí一直(adv) straight ahead
guò(v) pass, go past
lùkǒu路口(n) intersection
cóng …dào从…到(part) from … to
chūqù出去(v) go out
ránhòu然后(conj) then
guǎi(v) turn
tiáo(classifier for pants, street, fish, etc)
(noun) street

Additional Vocabulary

PinyinChineseEnglish
duì miàn对面across from
qián miàn前面in front of
gāi wǒ le该我了My turn!

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